Roadster based on the Audi R8, Audi R8 Spyder, was first seen in the film iron man " ". After the spy photos from the film appeared on the Internet in 2008, rumors that Audi is preparing for the premiere of an open version of the R8. And so it was in the year 2009 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the car was presented to the general public. The Roadster has been removed already has " business card " R8 on the side panel of the car, which differs in color from the rest of the body of the machine. The car was originally only a 5.2-litre V10 FSI engine, but on July 1 automobile magazine Autocar announced that Audi has added Gamma R8 428-horsepower engines (14 HP more than the Coupé version with similar power unit) with 4.2 litre V8 means the car from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds, top speed to 299 km/h.